The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 29 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Perl 116 159 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.77% 8.81% 10.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.75% 12.92% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 111 132 179
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +2.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Perl
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
987 1231 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.11% 68.20% 68.45%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1093 1215
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 177 (76.29%) Python
2 161 (69.40%) Linux
3 105 (45.26%) C++
4 97 (41.81%) C
5 79 (34.05%) SQL
6 73 (31.47%) UNIX
7 72 (31.03%) HTML
8 68 (29.31%) Degree
9 59 (25.43%) PHP
10 57 (24.57%) Bash Shell
11 56 (24.14%) Java
12 55 (23.71%) JavaScript
13 50 (21.55%) MySQL
14 47 (20.26%) Software Engineering
15 44 (18.97%) Windows
16 42 (18.10%) XML
17 37 (15.95%) Electronics
18 33 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (13.79%) OO
19 32 (13.79%) Apache
19 32 (13.79%) Mentoring
20 29 (12.50%) Computer Science
21 28 (12.07%) Eclipse
22 26 (11.21%) CSS
23 25 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
24 24 (10.34%) Ruby
24 24 (10.34%) Tomcat
24 24 (10.34%) Test Scripting
25 23 (9.91%) Automated Testing
25 23 (9.91%) jQuery

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (13.79%) Apache
2 24 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.45%) IIS
3 8 (3.45%) JBoss
4 5 (2.16%) Zope
4 5 (2.16%) Plone
4 5 (2.16%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.72%) nginx
5 4 (1.72%) CMS
6 2 (0.86%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Project
1 1 (0.43%) MS Office
1 1 (0.43%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.74%) SaaS
2 10 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.48%) Internet
1 22 (9.48%) Firewall
2 15 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.03%) DNS
4 13 (5.60%) HTTP
5 10 (4.31%) SSL
6 9 (3.88%) Wireless
7 6 (2.59%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (2.59%) Intranet
8 4 (1.72%) SAN
8 4 (1.72%) LDAP
8 4 (1.72%) Bluetooth
8 4 (1.72%) DHCP
8 4 (1.72%) ZigBee
9 3 (1.29%) Network Security
10 2 (0.86%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.86%) SMTP
10 2 (0.86%) SNMP
10 2 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.86%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.55%) MySQL
2 25 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.88%) MariaDB
5 6 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.59%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.16%) CouchDB
6 5 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.16%) Neo4j
6 5 (2.16%) Big Data
7 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.29%) Firebird
8 2 (0.86%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (12.07%) Eclipse
2 17 (7.33%) JIRA
3 15 (6.47%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.17%) Selenium
5 10 (4.31%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.88%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.45%) CruiseControl
8 6 (2.59%) Subversion
8 6 (2.59%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.59%) QADirector
8 6 (2.59%) SCons
9 3 (1.29%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.86%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.86%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.86%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.43%) Hudson
11 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.43%) Ant
General
1 37 (15.95%) Electronics
2 9 (3.88%) Marketing
3 5 (2.16%) Multimedia
3 5 (2.16%) Automotive
3 5 (2.16%) Advertising
3 5 (2.16%) Games
4 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.72%) Finance
5 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.86%) Military
5 2 (0.86%) Banking
5 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (30.17%) Developer
2 51 (21.98%) Software Engineer
3 35 (15.09%) Software Developer
4 26 (11.21%) Administrator
5 24 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (9.91%) Linux Administrator
7 22 (9.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 21 (9.05%) Author
8 21 (9.05%) Technical Author
9 20 (8.62%) Senior Technical Author
10 18 (7.76%) Web Developer
11 17 (7.33%) Consultant
11 17 (7.33%) Test Engineer
12 15 (6.47%) Graduate
13 14 (6.03%) Senior Developer
14 13 (5.60%) Tester
14 13 (5.60%) Senior Software Engineer
15 12 (5.17%) Software Test Engineer
16 10 (4.31%) Programmer
16 10 (4.31%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (31.03%) HTML
2 42 (18.10%) XML
3 26 (11.21%) CSS
4 23 (9.91%) jQuery
5 20 (8.62%) XSLT
6 12 (5.17%) Web Services
7 10 (4.31%) SOAP
8 9 (3.88%) REST
8 9 (3.88%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (3.02%) HTML5
11 5 (2.16%) Direct3D
11 5 (2.16%) FastCGI
11 5 (2.16%) OpenCL
11 5 (2.16%) OpenGL ES
11 5 (2.16%) POSIX
12 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.72%) JDBC
12 4 (1.72%) JSP
12 4 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.90%) Open Source
3 14 (6.03%) Mathematics
4 12 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.17%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.74%) Visualisation
5 11 (4.74%) Device Driver
6 10 (4.31%) Statistics
6 10 (4.31%) Informatics
6 10 (4.31%) Internet of Things
7 9 (3.88%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.45%) LIMS
8 8 (3.45%) Physics
9 6 (2.59%) Life Science
10 5 (2.16%) Verilog
10 5 (2.16%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (2.16%) Biology
11 4 (1.72%) Chemistry
11 4 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (1.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 161 (69.40%) Linux
2 73 (31.47%) UNIX
3 44 (18.97%) Windows
4 18 (7.76%) CentOS
5 10 (4.31%) Android
6 9 (3.88%) Debian
6 9 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.88%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.02%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.29%) Solaris
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.26%) Software Engineering
2 33 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.79%) OO
3 32 (13.79%) Mentoring
4 24 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 23 (9.91%) Automated Testing
6 22 (9.48%) Web Development
7 20 (8.62%) Content Management
7 20 (8.62%) Coaching
7 20 (8.62%) Line Management
8 15 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (6.03%) Test Automation
9 14 (6.03%) Manual Testing
10 11 (4.74%) Load Balancing
10 11 (4.74%) Web Application Development
11 10 (4.31%) ITIL
11 10 (4.31%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.88%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.88%) Workflow
12 9 (3.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 177 (76.29%) Python
2 105 (45.26%) C++
3 97 (41.81%) C
4 79 (34.05%) SQL
5 59 (25.43%) PHP
6 57 (24.57%) Bash Shell
7 56 (24.14%) Java
8 55 (23.71%) JavaScript
9 24 (10.34%) Ruby
10 21 (9.05%) C#
11 15 (6.47%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.16%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.16%) Haskell
12 5 (2.16%) R
12 5 (2.16%) Go
13 4 (1.72%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.86%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.86%) Tcl
16 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (29.31%) Degree
2 3 (1.29%) LPIC
2 3 (1.29%) RHCE
3 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB
4 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.05%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.45%) Xen
1 8 (3.45%) Varnish
1 8 (3.45%) KVM
2 7 (3.02%) Postfix
2 7 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.16%) Docker
3 5 (2.16%) LXC
3 5 (2.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 4 (1.72%) Squid
4 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.72%) qmail
5 3 (1.29%) iptables
6 2 (0.86%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.86%) NFS
6 2 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.88%) Puppet
2 7 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.59%) HAProxy
4 5 (2.16%) Mesos
5 4 (1.72%) systemd
6 2 (0.86%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.86%) Ansible
6 2 (0.86%) Salt
6 2 (0.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (7.33%) Perforce
2 16 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 8 (3.45%) Oracle
4 6 (2.59%) VMware
4 6 (2.59%) Coverity
5 5 (2.16%) Pegasus
6 4 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.72%) Sun
7 3 (1.29%) IBM
7 3 (1.29%) Vertica
7 3 (1.29%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.86%) SAP
8 2 (0.86%) HP
8 2 (0.86%) Dell
9 1 (0.43%) Sybase
9 1 (0.43%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 25 days hol + Pension + More!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-60k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits share options + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IC Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £30574 - £38564 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago